NAACP to meet with Gov. Deal on DeKalb school board
by The Associated Press
March 11, 2013 12:25 AM | 1332 views | 5 5 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Gov. Nathan Deal
Gov. Nathan Deal
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ATLANTA — Leader of the Georgia NAACP, black state lawmakers and other activists plan to meet with Gov. Nathan Deal to discuss the suspension of six members of the DeKalb County school board.

Edward DuBose, president of the Georgia NAACP, and members of the Legislative Black Caucus have a meeting scheduled with the governor Monday afternoon. They plan to hold a news conference after the meeting.

The groups say they’re concerned about the governor having power to remove any elected official from office.

The governor suspended the six school board members over accusations of financial mismanagement and other allegations. DeKalb County is Georgia’s third-largest school district and was placed on probation by an accreditation agency in December.

A panel appointed by Deal is considering applications of potential replacements to the school board.
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REALLY!?!
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March 12, 2013
NAACP has nothing better to do then to make a fuss and get there names in the headlines. If there are no suitable black canidates then there are none. But instead they could rather we just send in anyone to satisfy there want for a black board member. Give me a break!!!!!!!!!
melanieb.
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March 11, 2013
Why does the NAACP have anything to say about this matter? Who cares what color they were, they were not doing their jobs as they should. They were not fired because they were black....really people when are we going to stop this racial crap? I for one am proud of Gov. Deal for standing up doing his job & making sure he go rid of the bad seeds & will out in better people to run the schools in Dekalb. I for one also believe that it should be state run school systems instead of gov. ran schools....just look at what has happened to our school systems all over this state since being taken over by the gov.
so true
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March 11, 2013
You can blame Carter for the government schools. he also gave away the panama canal and gave Okinawa back to Japan. Thats a Democrat for you.
Gringo Bandito
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March 11, 2013
Why does the governor legitimize these people by meeting with them? The NAACP is a caricature of what it once was.
Vorant
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March 11, 2013
I guess the Black Caucus and NAACP don't care about doing right, their only concern is what maintains "failed black" control(notice I didn't say leadership). Atlanta, Dekalb, Clayton destined to be Detroit South....
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